Lena Sod Farm

Prepare the Soil for Sod!

Before ordering sod, make sure your site is prepared.

Soil Preparation:
  • There should be at least three to six inches of top soil.
  • The area should be rough graded with gentle slopes away from foundations: a one-foot drop in 50 feet.
  • Remove all debris that will interfere with turf grass root growth and water movement through the soil.
Immediately prior to sodding:
  • Apply a starter fertilizer . Spread widely and work into the top one inch of soil. Use 10-10-10 or 19-19-19 fertilizer and follow package instructions for quantities.
  • Rake the area to the finish grade.
  • Light rolling will indicate and low spots or other irregularities to the area.

Call Lena Sod Farm at 920-984-4072